EXTRACTION: screening of “Rare Earth” and artist talk by Elizabeth Knafo

Tuesday evening, 5:30-7:30, in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 at UC Santa Cruz March 6, 2017  An EXTRACTION Event Join us from 5:30 -7:30 pm for an evening of Elizabeth Knafo’s film “Rare Earth” + artist talk   ______________   Elizabeth Knafo is a filmmaker whose work engages issues of extraction, materialisms, and social and […]

EXTRACTION: an evening of short films

Tuesday evening, 5:30-7:30, in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 at UC Santa Cruz February 28, 2017  An EXTRACTION Event Join us from 5:30 -7:30 pm for an evening of (hard-to-find!) short films   ______________   David Kelly / Patty Chang, Spiritual Myopia, 2015 (15 min) Spiritual Myopia portrays the invisible labor and desire of […]

EXTRACTION: screening of The Otolith Group’s The Radiant 2/14

Tuesday evening, 5:30-7:30, in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 at UC Santa Cruz February 14, 2017  An EXTRACTION Event Join us from 5:30-7:30 pm for a screening of The Otolith Group’s The Radiant, 2012. This event is part of EXTRACTION, a research program exploring the industrial operations which abuse natural resources and thrive […]

EXTRACTION: DECOLONIAL VISUAL CULTURES IN THE AGE OF THE CAPITALOCENE

EXTRACTION: DECOLONIAL VISUAL CULTURES IN THE AGE OF THE CAPITALOCENE All events are on Tuesday evenings, 5:30-7:30, in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 at UC Santa Cruz Extraction designates capitalism’s fundamental logic of withdrawal—of value, nutrients, energy, labor, time—from people, lands, culture, life-forms, the elements, without corresponding deposit (except as externalities of non-value […]

Filmmaker Wu Wenguang Seminar | Chinese Independent Documentary Film

THE FOLK MEMORY PROJECT & INDEPENDENT CHINESE DOCUMENTARY  Seminar with Wu Wenguang, Zhang Mengqi, Zhang Ping, and Liu Xiaolei  Tuesday November 22,2016  7-9 PM, Communications 139  Please RSVP to Prof. Yiman Wang (yw3@ucsc.edu) to reserve a place in the seminar. co-sponsored by Porter College, Film + Digital Media, the Institute for Arts and Sciences, and Cowell College.  Wu Wenguang […]

Filmmaker J.P. Sniadecki: Screening of THE IRON MINISTRY 铁道 and Post Realism Seminar #12

THE IRON MINISTRY 铁道 Public Screening and Discussion with filmmaker J.P. SNIADECKI Monday April 11,2016  7 PM, Communications 150 / Studio C co-sponsored by Porter College, Film + Digital Media, the Arts Dean’s Fund for Excellence, Anthropology, and the Center for Emerging Worlds Filmed over three years on China’s railways, THE IRON MINISTRY (2014, 83 min.) traces […]

Katerina Cizek, “By Any Media Necessary” – Public Lecture and Post-Realism Seminar #11

CDAR and Film + Digital Media Visiting Artist Series presents Katerina Cizek Public Talk Monday January 25, 2016 7 PM Communications 150 (Studio C) co-sponsored by Porter College and the Arts Dean’s Fund for Excellence BY ANY MEDIA NECESSARY Two-time Emmy winning Documentary maker Katerina Cizek retraces her tracks in co-creative media-making through the digital […]

Travis Wilkerson Screening / Live Performance of “Los Angeles Red Squad” and Post-Realism Seminar #7

Two events featuring award-winning filmmaker Travis Wilkerson: LOS ANGELES RED SQUAD A live performance/screening/discussion of the first two volumes of Wilkerson’s new film series Tuesday March 3, 2015 Premiering at the International Film Festival of Marseilles, Los Angeles Red Squad seeks to trace the early activities of the Red Squad section of the Los Angeles municipal police, under […]